Decades of bird signals, songs digitized for scientific research – Science Nation

By Macaulay Library Team
The world’s largest scientific archive of animal signal recordings, the Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, is partnering with other institutions to co-curate and digitize an enormous archive of animal audio and video recordings from the library’s vaults. The analog material in the library’s collection at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology includes recordings of mainly birds,…

How To Record Audio – Shotgun Microphone

By Macaulay Library Team
Recording the natural sounds around you is a great way to learn more about birds and help scientists study the natural world. Using a directional shotgun microphone will help minimize the impact of unwanted sounds in challenging sound environments and render a clearer recording of the animal’s sound. Find out more about the advantages of…